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Statewide Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled for Athens County man with Alzheimer's who walked away from home

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Posted at 6:29 AM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 08:37:25-04

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio — A Statewide Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been canceled for a missing 73-year-old Athens County man with Alzheimer’s Disease. Authorities said he has been found safe.

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On Sunday at around 9 p.m., a 72-year-old man was last seen walking away from his residence on Bean Hollow Road and never returned.

He has Alzheimer’s disease and does not have his medication with him.

Sawyers was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue button-down shirt and brown dress shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact authorities at 1-866-693-9171 or 911.